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WSIU Almanac Tuesday February 22 2022

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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is making grants available for schools to use for teaching about the importance of habitat in the ecosystem. These "Illinois Schoolyard Habitat Action Grants" are available through November of 2022. To learn more, educators can browse to: https://www2.illinois.gov/dnr/education/Pages/GrantsSHAG.aspx

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Born in Newport, Rhode Island to a military family, Kevin Boucher traveled the country and the world at a young age before his family settled in Murphysboro, Illinois in 1976. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Radio-Television at Southern Illinois University (SIU) in Carbondale and worked in commercial radio before becoming the Traffic Manager at WSIU Public Television. Boucher has since earned a Master's degree in Professional Media & Media Management Studies from SIU's College of Mass Communication & Media Arts. He is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys gardening and exploring the flora and fauna of the Shawnee National Forest and other beautiful natural areas across southern Illinois. Kevin is embarking on a new path with WSIU as the Community Engagement Producer for WSIU Radio. Look for Kevin's work on air and on line.
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WSIU Almanac WSIU Almanac is a weekday feature that provides an overview of events, happenings, and history of the world around us. Each episode provides a little "slice of life" about the day.